"This Perl not built to support threads"

Dear Lazyweb, any idea why I can't build the gd2 (bug 21098), ghostscript (bug 21111), or faac (bug 21112) MacPorts on 10.6? I get "This Perl not built to support threads" even after having cleaned and re-installed perl5, perl5.8 and perl5.10. Many other ports installed fine. I guess it's an "autoreconf" screw-up?
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Fuck Yeah Alan Turing.

Treatment of Alan Turing was "appalling"
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SIR, A SQUARE METRE OF YOUR MOST BRUTAL METAL VELCRO, PLEASE.

Extreme steel 'Velcro' takes a 35-tonne load
A square metre of the new fastener, called Metaklett, is capable of supporting 35 tonnes at temperatures up to 800 °C, claim Josef Mair and colleagues at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. And just like everyday Velcro it can be opened up without specialised tools and used again.

Conventional hook-and-loop fasteners are used for everything from bandages to cable boots in aircraft and securing prosthetic limbs. Mair thinks his spring-steel fastener is tough enough to be used for building facades or car assembly. "A car parked in direct sunlight can reach temperatures of 80 °C, and temperatures of several hundred °C can arise around the exhaust manifold," he says, but Metaklett should be able to shrug off such extremes.

The fastening is made from perforated steel strips 0.2 millimetres thick, one kind bristling with springy steel brushes and the other sporting jagged spikes.

Metaklett can support maximum weight when pulled on in the plane of the strips, and a square metre can hold a perpendicular load of 7 tonnes, says Mair.

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